Soul Prison

I'm officially announcing the title of my new novel and doing that sweet, sweet cover reveal. My mailing list saw it first, but if you're reading this, now it's your turn 😀 Soul Prison is a side story in The Necromancer series and focuses on Cecile and her undead family as they make a pitstop... Continue Reading →

4 Affordable Editing Options

Whether you've finished your first novel or you're an experienced publisher, editing isn't always a service you can afford. There are a lot of options when it comes to more affordable editing and we'll go through a couple of them. When I first published in 2012, I found an editor on Kijiji or Craigslist. I... Continue Reading →

The Dark Curse and Death Made Me Do It

*dusts off her blog and fluffs it up a little* It's been a while. Despite the challenges my family has faced recently and the challenges we've all faced through this pandemic, I have surprisingly been productive. As some of you may know, Detective Docherty and the Dark Curse has officially been published, both the eBook... Continue Reading →

Milestones

As of today, Detective Docherty and the Demon's Tears has reached 106 ratings on Goodreads and is maintaining a 4.06 average. As more people read the first novel, the rating has dropped from 5 stars to a more honest 4, and I am perfectly fine with that. I wish they'd update the covers D: In... Continue Reading →

The Necromancer Re-Brand

Heyoooooo. So, after a lot of thought, I decided to purchase new covers for my necromancer side series in the Dochertyverse... and I am NOT SORRY. Wow. Check this out: I am in love with that pink-haired beauty, the typography, and those dead people floating around her. WOO! Gabriella from BRoseDesignz did an amazing job.... Continue Reading →

Publishing is changing. Do I think Apps like Tapas and Radish are going to replace paperback and ebooks? No, but I do think they have great opportunities for authors and might be one of the best ways to build a readership in the coming years. I put together this Power Point presentation and presented it... Continue Reading →

The Ecology of Worldbuilding

When constructing any world, understanding how an environment shapes the animals, plants, and people that live in it will help you provide a better and more enriching experience for your readers, allowing them to get lost in your world and not lost in trying to make sense of it. Let's start with some basic terms.... Continue Reading →

Con Season

It's officially con season, time to get out your Geek-Gear! With Convention Season almost upon us, I felt it was high time I wrote something useful for new authors and creators looking to increase their sales and grow their platform. Ontario boasts a large number (and growing) of fan-run and commercially-run fantasy and science fiction... Continue Reading →

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